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Finding the Right Ratio for Medical Marijuana

Martin Lee, author of Smoke Signals, and director of Project CBD, explains his motivations for pursuing cannabinoid research and his interest in the social history of marijuana. He explains the challenge for doctors and patients seeking treatment with...

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TNF Opens Blood-Brain Barrier at Brain Metastasis Sites

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) –In mice, treatment with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) or lymphotoxin makes the blood-brain barrier (BBB) selectively permeable at metastasis sites, researchers from the UK report. “That brain metastasis,...
The New York Times reports on a study published in PNAS that has shown that oxytocin, a hormone known to play a role in emotional bonding, may improve social behavior in people with autism. The researchers gave either an inhaled dose of oxytocin or a...